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Lecture 4 1/31/11
Exam Format:
East Asia Map Quiz (5 questions)
Slide identifications (4 questions for each slide, 10 slides)
Definitions: visuality (Michael Baxandall), colonies (Homi Bhabda), nations (Ernest
Renan), modernities (Martin Jay) define term, using one visual image to illustrate the
definition and making reference to the reading marked with an asterix in the course outline
Essay: 2 choices on website must refer to 3 readings and 5 images
White clouds, trees of autumn Hashimoto Gaho 1890
oJuxtaposition of 2 styles
oNihonga Japanese painting
oGuohua Chinese national painting
oChinese self-strengthening allow them to compete with European art
oJapan played a pivotal role in this new area of art free from European control
Sea nymphs accompanying the homecoming of Uranashi Tao Yamamoto Hosui 1893
oYoga Japanese for Western style painting
oHe travels to Europe and sees Western painting, returns to Japan and sets up an art
oFisherman saves a turtle that was tormented by children, she was the daughter of
the sea god, fisherman is rewarded and taken under the sea for a few moments,
when he resurfaces, 300 years have passed and everyone he knows has died
holding his old age in his hands
oInfluenced by French artist Richegrosse
Modernity moderness of character or style
oJay notes that modernity is developed by visuality invention of telescope, printing
press, etc.
Floating Lights

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oTraditional Japanese painting with modern touches color and shading to update
the image
A European city 1851
oSingle point perspective of European city
Robinson Crusoe Kawakami Togai 1857
oModern world what exists outside ones borders
oProcess of translation, both words and visual images
oSomewhat translated back to East Asian culture water buffalo in back, etc.
Flower painting Kawakami Togai 1860
oNon-Japanese writing at bottom
Illustration for Yochi Shiryaku Matsuda Rokuzan 1870
oEuropean city
oAddressing something outside Japan
View of Windsor Castle Hyatake Kanayuki 1876
Venice Kawamura Kiyo-O 1876
oStudied in Venice
Fields in Spring Asai Chu 1888
oSent to Europe to learn Western learning by his family
oAttends Paris Exposition
oSaplings texture and materiality of paint
oSimilar to Millets paintings
oJapanese farm houses in the background
Kyomizu Temple Kume Keichiro 1893
oVery similar to Monets
oTeaches in art school, modern institution for creative arts
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